Medicine test under the lens ‘Three questions were wrong’ –

from Valentina Santarbea

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The chemistry question, 21, is entered among the logic questions, as well as an answer considered incorrect. The solution to a biological question, 23, is ambiguously phrased according to the protester. But also the question of logic, 2, which will not correspond to the rules set forth in the text. These are the main controversies that rain on her medicine testLast Friday, 76,000 graduates attended, hoping to reach 14,000 available places College of Medicine and Surgery and 1200 for dentistry and prosthetics. Disputes that may call into question the final order of the most awaited (and contested) test in the Italian academic field.

The fuss is growing day by day: at first it was rumors circulating on Facebook groups, when students, sifting through the official transcripts of the test, began to cause some bewilderment. Then came the local newspapers, which put a pen in Sicily for the alleged errors contained in the test, bolstered by the opinions of legal experts on the appeal. The Codacons added their payload, announcing a petition to Lazio TAR regarding infractions and breaches of provisions. Also yesterday arrived a parliamentary question, presented by Manuel Tozi, deputy of the M5S Culture Committee, who asked Minister Cressina Mesa to “highlight” the “supposed existence of incorrectly mismatched questions and answers”. danger? “Students will see the end result changing: and we know that sometimes you enter a few hundredths of a point. Having incorrect questions would affect the ranking and the possibility or not to access the degree course, or to enter the university as a first choice”, explains Touzi.

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From the ministry they reported that technicians evaluate all reports: after all, the form is always active on Mur’s programmed access site to allow candidates to report irregularities. In the case of medicine, doubts can be sent by September 9. Also because then the selection procedure must proceed: from 17 September each candidate will be able to see and publish the result obtained according to the label code that can be found by accessing their reserved area. Then, on September 24, always on the reserved page of the portal, candidates will be able to present their work, their personal data sheet and their grades. Finally, as of September 28, the National Ranking of Nominee Merit is expected to be published.

If “offensive” questions are deemed wrong, what will happen? The same scenario can happen as we saw in the ranking of medical specialties, Banned in 2020 For an application that has an error dictated by IT procedures. When the committee realized this, it decided to scrap this question and rate the test over the other 99. Things got worse in 2014, when Minister Stefania Giannini, for the wrong question, had to repeat the same test.

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